published Sunday, November 20th, 2011

Shooting on 49th Street in Chattanooga probed

Chattanooga shooting told police overnight that the attack at his 49th Street home was unprovoked.

Sgt. Jerri Weary, police spokeswoman, said the shooting at 719 E. 49th St. was reported at 12:30 a.m. today. She said officers found Johnny Tripp, 35, with multiple gunshot wounds to his chest and both sides.

Tripp told officers he was sitting on the porch of the home when two acquaintances came up to him, pulled guns and began shooting. Then they got in to a black Chevy Cavalier and drove away.

Tripp was taken to the hospital and his condition is unknown, Weary said.

The only description of the suspects is that they are male, one black and one white, Weary said.

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bluedagger said...

Charge the white guy with a hate crime.

November 20, 2011 at 7:16 p.m.
Justreading said...

I say drop a pallet of guns and ammo off in the hood and let the turds shoot it out.

November 20, 2011 at 10:21 p.m.
Britt3333mn said...

Ya because now it is race issue!!! Good one, try something original... How about making an educated comment based on the facts that actually pertain to this case! Now that would be original!

November 27, 2011 at 12:45 p.m.
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